In light of last night’s deadly tornadoes in Illinois, I am raising (again) the issue of building in tornado zones using the new, groundbreaking construction philosophy that emerged after the catastrophic Tuscaloosa, Joplin and Moore outbreaks from recent years. 622 more words
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MOORE, Okla. – The tornado had these seniors running for their lives.
Peggy Satterwhite was really flipping out.
“These are where my house got hit in the ‘99 tornado,” she said. 371 more words
One of our longstanding literary ambitions has been to write a satirical novel about the modern university, something along the lines of Mary McCarthy’s “The Groves of Academe” or Kingsley Amis’ “Lucky Jim” or Tom Wolfe’s “I Am Charlotte Simmons,” but it looks as if we’ll have to abandon the project. 677 more words
WICHITA, Kansas – Across the country, we’ve seen the destruction that storms can cause for communities.
When the storms come, the damage they leave behind can be tremendous. 351 more words
Last year, more than 50,000 attended the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS), and organizers are expecting an even larger turnout this week in Las Vegas for… 562 more words